Kristen Peña is an attorney in the Real Estate practice of Jackson Walker’s Austin office.
While in undergrad, Kristen served as an legislative intern at the Texas Capitol. During law school she worked with Jackson Walker’s Real Estate and Corporate & Securities groups as a summer associate in 2020 and 2021.
B.S., with honors, University of Texas at Austin
- Student Government, University Representative, Finance Committee Chair, and Assembly Board Member
J.D., Duke University School of Law
- Texas Club, President
- Latin American Law Students Association
- Cancer Pro Bono Project
- Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (Woodward/White Inc.), Real Estate Law, 2021-2024
August 17, 2023Attorney News
‘The Best Lawyers in America’ Honors 287 Jackson Walker Attorneys in 2024 Edition, Including 12 “Lawyers of the Year” and 80 “Ones to Watch”
The Best Lawyers in America has recognized 287 Jackson Walker attorneys across 5 offices and 82 specialty practice areas in its 2024 edition, including 12 Lawyers of the Year and 80 Ones to Watch. In this year’s guide, Jackson Walker saw the largest number of attorneys in the areas of Commercial Litigation (66 attorneys) and Real Estate Law (60 attorneys) and the addition of 35 attorneys as Best Lawyers.
November 17, 2022Newsletters
View Jackson Walker’s November 2022 Diversity & Inclusion Newsletter, Perspectives.
October 3, 2022Attorney News
This year, the firm proudly welcomes 18 law school graduates to expand our Bankruptcy, Restructuring, & Recovery, Corporate & Securities, Energy, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (ERISA), Finance & Banking, Labor & Employment, Real Estate, and Trial & Appellate Litigation practices.